Tag Archives: Sudan

Sudan peace talks offer little hope for protesters in Darfur

07 July, 2020 7:30 pm 7:30 pm

KHARTOUM/DUBAI (Reuters) – Efforts to bring stability to Sudan’s conflict-ridden Darfur region have failed to reassure residents fearful of rising violence which has cast a shadow over peace negotiations. The fall of President Omar al-Bashir in 2019 raised hopes that Arab militias he supported, which have been accused of atrocities, would be reined in under … Read More

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Sudan finds mass grave believed to have bodies of officers executed by Bash...

07 July, 2020 9:00 am 9:00 am

KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudan has found a mass grave that most likely contains remains of 28 army officers executed in 1990 for plotting an attempted coup against the former President Omar al-Bashir, the public prosecutor office said late. The officers were executed in mysterious circumstances after a quick military trial one year after Bashir himself … Read More

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan to agree Nile dam in weeks

06 June, 2020 12:36 pm 12:36 pm

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan will agree a deal to fill the giant Nile dam in two to three weeks, Ethiopia’s water minister said on Saturday, a day after leaders from the three countries and South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, who chairs the African Union held an online summit. “Consensus reached to … Read More

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252 stranded Pakistanis repatriated from Sudan

05 May, 2020 7:58 pm 7:58 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – As many as 252 stranded Pakistanis were flown to Karachi from Khartoum, Sudan by PK-786 on Saturday. According to a press release from Khartoum, Ambassador Sarfraz Sipra and Embassy team personally seen off all passengers. Speaking on the occasion, Sarfraz Sipra extended gratitude to the Sudanese government for their all out … Read More

Sudan sentences 29 intelligence agents to hang for teacher’s killing

12 December, 2019 7:25 pm 7:25 pm

KHARTOUM (Reuters) – A Sudanese court sentenced 29 members of the national intelligence service to death by hanging on Monday over the killing of a teacher in detention in February during protests that led to the overthrow of former president Omar al-Bashir. The group that spearheaded the protests welcomed the ruling, the first to deliver … Read More

Sudan, Bashir, sentenced, two years, detention, corruption

Former Sudan president Bashir sentenced to two years in detention for corru...

12 December, 2019 7:40 pm 7:40 pm

KHARTOUM (Reuters) – A Sudanese court on Saturday convicted former president Omar al-Bashir on corruption charges and sentenced him to two years of detention in a reform facility, the first ruling against the ex-leader ousted by mass unrest. The presiding judge said Bashir, 75, who was deposed by the military in April following months of … Read More


Sudan needs $8 billion aid to rebuild ravaged economy, new PM says

08 August, 2019 12:55 am 12:55 am

KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudan needs $8 billion in foreign aid over the next two years to cover its import bill and help rebuild its ravaged economy after months of political turmoil, its new prime minister said on Saturday. Abdalla Hamdok, sworn in three days earlier in to head a transitional ruling body after the ousting … Read More


New ruling body ushers in Sudan’s complex shift to civilian rule

08 August, 2019 2:07 am 2:07 am

KHARTOUM – Military and civilian members of Sudan’s newly formed ruling body have been sworn in at the presidential palace in the country’s capital, Khartoum. The sovereign council, comprising of six civilians and five soldiers, is to rule Sudan for a little over three years until elections can be held. It replaces the Transitional Military Council … Read More


Sudan mayhem: Military, opposition agree constitutional declaration

08 August, 2019 7:48 am 7:48 am

KHARTOUM – Sudan’s ruling military council and main opposition coalition have agreed on a constitutional declaration which will pave the way for a new period of transitional government. African Union mediator Mohamed Hassan Lebatt made the announcement early on Saturday, without giving any details. Sudan has been in turmoil since the military ousted President Omar … Read More


Sudan’s generals, civilians sign landmark political accord

07 July, 2019 12:40 pm 12:40 pm

KHARTOUM (Web Desk) – Sudan’s ruling generals and protesting leaders have signed a political accord creating a transitional power-sharing body, after weeks of negotiations. The signing of the document on Wednesday by the Transitional Military Council (TMC) and the Forces of Freedom and Change (FFC) alliance came after a series of delays due to disagreements over … Read More

Thousands, demonstrate, Sudan, mark, 40 days, deadly, crackdown

Thousands demonstrate in Sudan to mark 40 days since deadly crackdown

07 July, 2019 11:48 pm 11:48 pm

KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Thousands demonstrated in cities across Sudan on Saturday, witnesses said, to mark 40 days since security forces killed dozens when they stormed a protest camp in the capital Khartoum. The demonstrations were the first since the ruling military council and civilian opposition agreed in principle to a power-sharing arrangement ahead of elections. … Read More

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Sudan’s military council, opp reach power-sharing agreement

07 July, 2019 6:04 pm 6:04 pm

KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudan’s ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups have agreed to share power for three years and then hold elections, in a deal that brought thousands of people onto the streets to celebrate. The deal has revived hopes for a peaceful transition of power in a nation plagued … Read More

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Sudan military, with machine guns, break up protesters’ sit-in, leaving 1...

06 June, 2019 8:16 pm 8:16 pm

KHARTOUM (AFP) Sudan’s military rulers forcefully broke up a weeks-long sit-in outside Khartoum’s army headquarters on Monday, leaving at least 13 dead, a doctors’ committee said as gunfire echoed from the site. Heavily-armed security forces in pick-up trucks mounted with machine guns were deployed in large numbers all around the capital, while gunshots were heard … Read More

Protesters, flood, Sudan, sit-in, demand, civilian rule

More protesters flood Sudan’s sit-in to demand civilian rule

04 April, 2019 8:36 pm 8:36 pm

KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Thousands of protesters demanding an end to military rule flocked to the sit-in outside Sudan’s Defence Ministry on Friday, in the biggest turnout in the center of the capital since last week when former President Omar al-Bashir was ousted and a military council took over. Protesters waved the Sudanese flag and chanted … Read More

Sudan’s military council removes defense minister, names new intellig...

04 April, 2019 10:05 am 10:05 am

KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudan’s military council has removed defense minister Awad Ibn Auf from his role and appointed a new intelligence chief, a spokesman said on Sunday. Lieutenant General Abu Bakr Mustafa will replace Salah Abdallah Mohamed Saleh, known as Salah Gosh, as chief of Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS), Shams El Din … Read More